The Kinaxis Management Team

John Sicard

President and Chief Executive Officer
Director, Kinaxis Board of Directors

John assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of Kinaxis in January 2016.  With over twenty years’ tenure at Kinaxis, John first started at the company as a key contributor to the architecture... More

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Richard Monkman, CA, CPA
chief financial officer and vice president, corporate services

Richard Monkman joined Kinaxis as chief financial officer and vice president, corporate services in October 2005... More

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Jack Noppé

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Jack plays a key role in establishing Kinaxis’ guiding principles in long-term product vision and strategy. Along with his team, he drives the product roadmap... More

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Sarah Sedgman
Chief Knowledge Officer

Sarah Sedgman is responsible for all of Kinaxis’ knowledge generation and education programs, including a new social knowledge strategy and Kinaxis University... More

Kinaxis CKO Sarah Sedgman

Randy Erwin


Randy Erwin joined Kinaxis as part of the leadership team in 2012... More

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David Kelly

Executive Vice President, Professional Services

David Kelly joined Kinaxis in June 2014. With more than 15 years of experience working for enterprise software companies in a professional services capacity, David leads the company’s global deployment, training and consulting teams... More 

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Ed Shepherdson
Executive Vice President, products And Services Operations

As executive vice president of products and services operations, Ed Shepherdson leads the company’s product development and customer success initiatives, from managing day-to-day support teams to overseeing the design, development, and quality assurance of RapidResponse... More

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Duncan Klett
Fellow and Co-Founder

Duncan Klett co-founded Kinaxis in 1984, at the time called Cadence Computer Corporation. Throughout his time at Kinaxis, Duncan has focused on product innovation... More

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Bob Dolan

vice president, global alliances, sales

Bob Dolan brings a distinguished 30-year career in high technology as vice president, worldwide sales channels for Kinaxis. In his role, he is responsible for directing all channel strategies globally... More

Bob Dolan, Kinaxis

Richard Lord

vice president, apj sales

With more than 25 years of experience building effective enterprise software teams in AsiaPacific Japan (APJ), including previous tenures at Kinaxis, Rich Lord brings significant experience to his new role as Vice President of Sales for APJ... More

Rich Lord, Kinaxis

Trevor Miles
Vice President, Thought Leadership

As vice president of thought leadership, Trevor serves as an expert source - both internally for Kinaxis, as well as for customers, prospects, industry analysts and journalists. Known throughout the supply chain field... More

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Megan Paterson
Vice President, Human Resources

As vice president, human resources, Megan oversees the global human resources operations at Kinaxis. With over 15 years of industry experience, Megan has played an integral role in developing... More

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Kirsten Watson
Vice President, Marketing

As vice president, marketing, Kirsten is responsible for directing the company's global investments in lead generation, brand management and awareness. She oversees a number of teams including... More

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